Psycho House

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T. Doherty Associates, Jan 1, 1990 - Fiction - 217 pages
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The new Bates Motel is a tourist attraction, complete with robotic knife-wielding figures of Norman Bates and his infamous mother, but someone adds a new exhibit a few days before the official opening: a teenage girl is stabbed to death in the front hall. This is the first new Psycho novelin ten years that returns to the Bates motel, that infamous inn that has terrified generations of American moviegoers and readers. Bloch is a recipient of the Hugo Award.

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Review: Psycho House (Psycho #3)

User Review  - Ashley Doss - Goodreads

A good book. It kept me on the edge of my seat wondering what was going to happen next. I must admit, after reading the books it makes me wonder how very different the movies could have been. Read full review

Review: Psycho House (Psycho #3)

User Review  - Ashley Doss - Goodreads

A good book. It kept me on the edge of my seat wondering what was going to happen next. I must admit, after reading the books it makes me wonder how very different the movies could have been. Read full review

About the author (1990)

Robert Albert Bloch (April 5, 1917 -- September 23, 1994) was a prolific American writer, primarily of crime, horror, fantasy and science fiction. He is best known as the writer of Psycho, the basis for the film of the same name by Alfred Hitchcock. Bloch wrote hundreds of short stories and 30 plus novels. His mentor was H. P. Lovecraft, one of the first to encourage Bloch's horror fiction writing. Bloch won the Hugo award for his story, That Hell-Bound Train, in 1959. In 1960 he won the Edgar Allen Poe Award for Psycho and in 1994 he won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Long Fiction for The Scent of Vinegar. Bloch was born in Chicago, Illinois. In 1994 he died of cancer in Los Angeles, at the age of 77.

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